Speedwell is a cross community project which brings together Catholic and Protestant school children through curriculum based programmes. The work is mainly environmental and encourages the young people to appreciate the world they share and recognise the need for its conservation, as well as developing respect for each other.
The PSEPII funds granted to Speedwell have enabled the project
to develop and expand in order to keep up with increased demand
from schools. The funding has helped provide:
As a result of the above Speedwell has been able to increase its
provision as follows:
Speedwell has also been able to improve on the quality of its
programmes by dividing larger groups between the two new rooms,
thus giving the children the extra space and a greater Speedwell
staff to children ratio.